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Traverse City Chocolate Festival
April 7, 2019

2019 Festival Schedule

Two times (and half the crowd) to choose from:

11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.**
2:30 - 5:00 p.m.

11:15 AM - 2:15 PM - Kids' Cake Decorating Workshop

11:30 AM - Doors Open for 11:30 - 2:00 PM ticket holders**

All Day - Live music by TC's own Jim Hawley!

Door Prize Drawings every 15 minutes up until 1:45/4:45 PM; Check the boards by the door prize display and near the exit to see if you've won! Must be present to win.

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM - Festival closed.

2:30 PM - Admission for 2:30 - 5:00 PM ticket holders**

2:45 PM - 4:45 PM - Kids' Cake Decorating Workshop

5:00 PM - Event Ends, see you next year!

And before you leave, please fill out the survey so we can contact you for future events, and to help us traack our promotional budget. AND get in the drawing for the surprise Chocolate Sculpture by Tess Notke!

**Admission ONLY at your ticketed time. Thank you for your cooperation.


Tote Bag

10 years of chocolate! How many years have you been part of the Traverse City Chocolate Festival? This year, to extend the memories, we are offering a commemorative tote bag.

Roomy enough for chocolate and more, it measures 13” W x 15” H x 10” D; it is made of 85 GSM polypropylene, and is 100% recyclable and hand washable; and it has an outside pocket.

Pre-order your bag for only $6 when you purchase your tickets, and it will be waiting for you at the Registration Desk. Remember to bring your printed ticket order form with you to the Festival.

Purchase of totes at the door depends upon availability.

Bag design by Suzanne Sudekum

Order with your tickets HERE



Tickets available online through PayPal with credit card, and on-site at the venue.
It is recommended to get tickets in advance.

 Adults - $20.00, Children 12/under - $11.00
No hidden ticketing fees!

Kids' Cake Decorating Workshop (7 years and older) - $15.00

The number of tickets is limited for each time.
Tickets will be sold at the door while quantities last.
It is recommended that you purchase early.
The event did sell out in the past. That’s how GREAT it is!

**Admission ONLY at your ticketed time. Thank you for your cooperation.

Attendees will receive a Sampling Coupon for one sample from each Exhibitor.

Exhibitors will have their products for sale. Cash always accepted, checks and
credit cards accepted by most exhibitors.

Buy Tickets HERE


Choco-Festival Etiquette:

• Have FUN!

• Allow the exhibitors to give you your samples. Please don’t help yourself.

• Start “anywhere” and move throughout the Festival area.

• Be polite and courteous so everyone can enjoy the event.

• If you have questions or concerns, check with one of the Volunteers.

• Fill out the survey so we can contact you for future events, and to help us track our promotional budget.


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Don't leave for home without it!
Support the Festival vendors!


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